COMPARISON OF INTERPLEURAL VERSUS INTRAVENOUS MORPHINE FOR PAIN RELIEF AFTER VIDEO-ASSISTED THORACOSCOPIC SURGERY

@inproceedings{Shideh2012COMPARISONOI,
  title={COMPARISON OF INTERPLEURAL VERSUS INTRAVENOUS MORPHINE FOR PAIN RELIEF AFTER VIDEO-ASSISTED THORACOSCOPIC SURGERY},
  author={Dabir Shideh and Parsa Tahereh and Hedayari Ali Reza and Behgam Shadmehr Mohamad and Saghabi Seyed Reza and Radpey Badiozaman},
  year={2012}
}
Background and purpose: Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) has been developed as a minimally invasive alternative approach for various diagnostic and therapeutic thoracic operations that previously required open thoracotomy. Postoperative pain is less after VATS than after conventional thoracic surgery, yet its relief is still important. The purpose of this randomized double blind clinical trial was to compare the effect of interpleural morphine analgesia with traditional intravenous… CONTINUE READING

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